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Bureau of Internet Accessibility

Digital Accessibility Newsletter
August 2018

19 AGs Petition Federal Government: Clarity on Web Accessibility!

Citing a lack of clear guidance and an increase in accessibility lawsuits, 19 Attorneys General have petitioned United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions to formalize web accessibility standards under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Read more.


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a11y ® Tool Best In Class for Testing Websites

BoIA's a11y ® automated testing platform is the best in class for automated website testing. Schedule a live demo now to see why.

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Website ADA lawsuits up by 30%

So far, 2018 has seen a continued increase in the number of lawsuits filed against U.S. organizations for failing to comply with accessibility requirements. Specifically, the lawsuits are based on discriminatory inaccessibility of websites to people with a visual or hearing disability. 

WCAG 2.1 A/AA Audits Now Available

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 is the generally accepted standard for web accessibility established by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). BoIA has implemented the new criteria for WCAG 2.1 A/AA audits. The 12 new A/AA checkpoints have been incorporated into both our automated testing and manual testing platforms. 

Back by Popular Demand..

The Webinar on Digital Accessibility Laws & Requirements presented in July by Mark Shapiro, President of BoIA and Christian Antkowiak of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney was in such high demand that we made it available to be viewed on demand. View the full webinar here. 


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